Digest

May 26, 2020
William Shakespeare made some rounds in his time, and many, many more rounds after his time.
April 5, 2020
April 22, 2020, marks the fiftieth anniversary of the first Earth Day
February 26, 2020
This year’s suffrage centennial puts the spotlight on women’s history, four centuries of which are preserved in the Dobkin Family Collection of Feminism.
December 4, 2019
A Boston exhibit tells the fascinating story behind an early American library
December 4, 2019
How individual collectors have influenced a national collection
November 20, 2019
The former curator of David Copperfield’s library discusses the enchanting combination of books and magic
November 4, 2019
What’s up his sleeve is as interesting as what’s on his shelf: For the last sixty-five or so years, Leo Behnke has been a professional magician with a passion for collecting (and writing) books on
September 30, 2019
How Horror Authors Bewitched Collectors
August 27, 2019
Giant carnivorous cockroaches, demonic children, haunted houses, possessed dolls, killer clowns, Nazi leprechauns, and crabs on the rampage: all these and more lurk beneath the garish covers of a publishing category that flourished from approximately 1967 to 1991.
July 29, 2019
Chuck Roberts, proprietor of Wonder Book, has over six million books under his watch, of which about two and a